For one of the most efficient and advanced treatments of gum disease, visit our periodontists for the LANAP® laser gum treatment. By using LANAP’s PerioLase at OC Advanced Periodontics, we can help you feel more comfortable during this procedure and heal more quickly afterwards. Contact Dr. Huston if you want us to heal your gum disease by using LANAP in Tustin, California.
The PerioLase® fiber is placed between the gum and teeth to remove diseased tissue. The teeth are cleaned, and the laser is used to sterilize the area is sterilized and the reattach the gums to the teeth.
To help detect signs of gum disease, a periodontal probe is used to measure the depth of the pockets between the teeth and the gums. If the pockets are deeper than three millimeters, gum disease may be present.
Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that can lead to bone or tooth loss, and even increased risk of heart disease, if left untreated. The effects of periodontitis can be stopped with proper treatment.